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Word: bilk

Definition: swindle; cheat


Sentences Containing 'bilk'

In 1957 Dobell established 77 Records - so named because of the store's address - and began recording both British trad jazz and rhythm and blues performers such as Acker Bilk and Alexis Korner, and visiting American musicians such as Ramblin' Jack Elliott and Lightnin' Hopkins, in a small recording studio on the premises.
Oberbilk lies to the south-east of the Central Station and borders on the Central District, Bilk, Flingern, Lierenfeld and Wersten.

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